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A LETTER WITH PIGTAILS

Christian Antonini

“ON THE TRAIN HOME, STAMPED LIKE A LETTER, HEADING FOR ADVENTURE”

 

1914: Johanna, the daughter of a railway engineer in Mexico City, must go and see her mother in Texas.
 To keep her safe, her father decides to put a stamp on her and send her in a postal carriage.
 A long journey awaits, full of weird and wonderful encounters, including Pancho Villa himself.

* Emotions, conspiracies and secrets all wound up in an enormous adventure.

* Touches on the theme of travel and the coming-of-age of a spirited, tenacious young girl.

FIRST PUBLISHER: GIUNTI (ITALY), 2018

PAGES: 288

RIGHTS SOLD IN: BELGIUM AND NETHERLANDS (LA ZETA)

Christian Antonini

Christian is an author, journalist, translator and videogame creator. He lives on Valassina mountains with his family, five cats, a dog and the characters of his novels. In 2016, he published The Berlin Offside which was a finalist for the Bancarellino’s children prize and won Il Gigante della Langhe in 2017. In 2018 the rights of the same book were optioned for a TV series.